The Resource Joe Golem and the drowning city : an illustrated novel, Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden

Joe Golem and the drowning city : an illustrated novel, Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden

Label
Joe Golem and the drowning city : an illustrated novel
Title
Joe Golem and the drowning city
Title remainder
an illustrated novel
Statement of responsibility
Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "An illustrated novel from the acclaimed creator of Hellboy--with over 100 illustrations. In 1925, earthquakes and a rising sea level left Lower Manhattan submerged under more than thirty feet of water, so that its residents began to call it The Drowning City. Those unwilling to abandon their homes created a new life on streets turned to canals and in buildings whose first three stories are underwater. Fifty years have passed since then, and The Drowning City is full of scavengers and water rats, poor people trying to eke out an existence, and those too proud or stubborn to be defeated by circumstance. Among them are fourteen year old Molly McHugh and her friend and employer, Felix Orlov. Once upon a time Orlov the Conjuror was a celebrated stage magician, but now he is an old man, a psychic medium, contacting the spirits of the departed for the grieving loved ones left behind. When a seance goes horribly wrong, Felix Orlov is abducted by strange men wearing gas masks and rubber suits. Molly finds herself on the run. Her flight leads her into the company of Simon Hodge, a Victorian detective who's kept himself alive with magic and steampunk mechanics, and the stalwart sidekick, Joe Golem, whose own past and true identity is a mystery to him, but who walks his own dreams as a man of stone and clay, brought to life for the sole purpose of hunting witches"--
  • "In 1925, earthquakes and a rising sea level left Lower Manhattan submerged under more than thirty feet of water, so that its residents began to call it The Drowning City. Those unwilling to abandon their homes created a new life on streets turned to canals and in buildings whose first three stories are underwater. Fifty years have passed since then, and The Drowning City is full of scavengers and water rats, poor people trying to eke out an existence, and those too proud or stubborn to be defeated by circumstance. Among them are fourteen year old Molly McHugh and her friend and employer, Felix Orlov. Once upon a time Orlov the Conjuror was a celebrated stage magician, but now he is an old man, a psychic medium, contacting the spirits of the departed for the grieving loved ones left behind. When a seance goes horribly wrong, Felix Orlov is abducted by strange men wearing gas masks and rubber suits. Molly finds herself on the run. Her flight leads her into the company of Simon Hodge, a Victorian detective who's kept himself alive with magic and steampunk mechanics, and the stalwart sidekick, Joe Golem, whose own past and true identity is a mystery to him, but who walks his own dreams as a man of stone and clay, brought to life for the sole purpose of hunting witches"--
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DLC
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Mignola, Michael
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.I38
LC item number
J64 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Golden, Christopher
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Private investigators
  • Paranormal fiction
Label
Joe Golem and the drowning city : an illustrated novel, Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn740627386
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780312644734
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011045605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)740627386
Label
Joe Golem and the drowning city : an illustrated novel, Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn740627386
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
272 pages
Isbn
9780312644734
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011045605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)740627386

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